Thursday, August 30, 2018

Stand-ins; Production Assistants; Costumers; Construction; Swing Gang; On-Set Electrician; Transportation

Application form—

Submission deadline: As Soon As Possible. Key Leads are interviewing people NOW in preparation to fill these positions for our upcoming production. Please apply As Soon As Possible.

PRODUCTION: Book of Mormon Visual Library—Mosiah through Alma
COMPANY: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
LOCATION: Kauai, Hawaii
DATES: May - June 2019 (Specific dates TBA.)
NOTE: Applicants must be willing to abide by the Standards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the course of their employment.
COMPENSATION: Paid. To be paid, participants must be legally documented to work in the United States. 

Kauai, Hawaii
Seeking persons that physically resemble the stature and skin tone of lead actors. Must be willing to work 12 hour days and be able to stand for long periods of time while film crew prepares camera framing and lighting for lead actors’ scenes. Previous film experience is not required. Position is on-call, dependent on the actor’s work dates.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT ($150-175/12-hour day, based on experience)
Kauai, Hawaii
Seeking energetic, hardworking applicants that are physically able to work 14+hr days in all weather. Must be assertive, willing to learn and ask questions, willing to take direction, and eager to have fun and make a great product. Previous film experience is not required. Position is temporary and will last for the duration of the project (2-3 weeks expected).

COSTUME ASSISTANT ($125-175/12-hour day)
Kauai, Hawaii or Provo, Utah
The Costume Department is looking for help dressing large numbers of background, to include fitting costumes, fitting shoes, assigning wardrobe props, cataloging and tracking of costumes and wardrobe props, aging and distressing of costumes and shoes, laundry, cleaning of shoes and wardrobe props.  We will train in the specific duties required.  All tools and supplies for the work will be supplied.

CONSTRUCTION ($20-25/hour, based on experience)
Kauai, Hawaii
Strong individual with basic carpentry/construction experience. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential.

SWING GANG ($200-250/12-hour day, based on experience)
Kauai, Hawaii
Swing gang crew, under the direction of the Lead Man, are responsible for moving furniture, accessories, pictures, props, and various objects used for set decorations, on and off the set. Swing crew members must be physically able to lift and carry furniture and other heavy objects. They should be willing to take direction and have the ability to get along with people of varied personalities and temperaments.

ON-SET PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICIAN ($250-350/day, based on experience)
Kauai, Hawaii

  • Minimum 4 - 5 years "on set" experience as a set electrician for commercials, TV, and feature film productions.
  • Familiarity with current film production lighting equipment and terminology.
  • Familiarity with electrical cable distribution systems and equipment found in production environment.
  • Own electrician meters and tools for trouble shooting and evaluating production electrical distribution systems.
  • Ability to climb ladders, work in enclosed spaces, work in dusty, hot uncomfortable conditions.
  • Ability to follow detailed directions and perform in a team environment.
  • Physically able to carry 60-70 lbs.
  • Good attitude, good personality, self-motivated for completing assigned tasks.
  • Consistently work 12-hour days, including nights.
  • Provide résumé and referrals for past employment. 

TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT ($300-350/12-hour day, based on experience)
Kauai, Hawaii
CDL license is helpful.

The Transport Department is run by the Transport Coordinator who oversees the entire transportation requirements for the production. He or she employs one or more Transport Managers to manage the use of the support vehicles, as well as the trucks and vans used to transport equipment. Transport Captains ensure that people are picked up at the right place and delivered to the set on time via private cars, mini-buses, or coaches.

Members of the Transport Department must be aware of, and abide by, existing transport legislation, and ensure that the vehicles in their care are safe and roadworthy. Each of the Transport Department roles requires good timekeeping and communication skills.

1. Take a face-forward photo in good lighting with no obstructing elements such as sunglasses.
2. Record a 30-second video answering the following question: “Why do you want to be a part of this project?” Upload the video to a video sharing site (such as YouTube) with the privacy set to “Unlisted” (not “Private”).

3. Complete the online application form, attaching your photo, including a link to your video, and uploading your résumé if you have one.

PLEASE RESPOND as soon as possible. 

Also, feel free to forward this information to anyone whom you believe fits the criteria and may be interested!

Thank you. We look forward to reviewing your application!

BMVL Production Services
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Publishing Services Department, Film & Video Division
LDS Motion Picture Studio
300 West 2230 North | Provo, UT 84604
Main Casting Line 801-240-9300

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